ERNDIMQA - Qualitative Organic Acids Urine Heidelberg

Purpose: To educate and assess the ability of laboratories to detect inherited disorders resulting in recognisable patterns of organic acid excretion
Scientific Expert: Dr. Claus-Dieter Langhans, e-mail:
Scheme Organiser: CSCQ: Dr. Xavier Albe,
Analytes: Dependent upon disorder
Number of Specimens/Year: 9
Matrix of the Specimens: Heat treated human urine
Volume/Specimen: 2 - 3 mL/vial
Number of Shipments/Year: One shipment of 9 samples
Submission of Results: Via ERNDIM-CSCQ website
Reports: Via ERNDIM-CSCQ website
Certificate: Once a year issued by ERNDIM Board
Number of Participants: 73-74 (2019)
Status of the Scheme: Operated since 2002 (split from Sheffield).
Geographic Area: Worldwide
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 381 EURO (2021)
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